The upcoming bilingual biographical film “Thackeray” is all set for the release this 25th January, therefore, the cast Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Amrita Rao came together in Delhi to promote their film. Along with them the story writer Sanjay Raut and his daughter producer Purvashi Sanjay Raut were present in the press conference held at Odeon Carnival Cinemas, Connaught Place.
Directed by Abhijit Panse, made simultaneously in Marathi and Hindi. The intense film follows the life of Bal Thackeray, the founder of the Indian political party Shiv Sena, the film stars Nawazuddin Siddiqui as the Thackery and Amrita Rao as his wife. While interacting with media Nawaz stated about his preparation and experience for working in this film, he said, “I feel really happy when I get such type of roles, thank God the bit of my 25 years of hard work will get execution. I really prefer doing challenging roles, I always try to work out of my comfort zone, and therefore, this role means a lot to me.” Further he added, “When you do such roles, you have to give faith and trust the ideology of that character, then only it will we portrayed in a true manner. So it was really challenging for me to put myself as Balasaheb on the big screen.”
On the other hand leading actor Amrita Rao stated, “This was really a different zone of role for me, being a girl potraying the role of a woman and a mother was really a great experience for me. I learned a lot, I can say wow, I had so much of fun working for this film. In my research I got to know some special aspects of Balasahe, he was a family man also, I discussed this with our director and we tried to incorporate the fact y the character of Meena Tai.”
Featured under the banner of Viacom 18 Motion Pictures, Raut’ers Entertainment & Carnival Motion Pictures, the film is releasing on the 93rd birthday of Bal Thackeray.